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50 to 99 beds
This hospital has an emergency department
This is a public hospital

Murwillumbah Hospital

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Length of stay in hospital

Number of stays

A stay in hospital, termed patient admission, represents a new episode of care. Admissions are presented by categories including childbirth, surgical, medical, other acute care, mental health, rehabilitation care, palliative care and other subacute and non-acute care.

All patient admissions

Data for 2016–17 are not comparable with earlier years.

Data for 2015–16 are not comparable with earlier years.

If an admissions count is less than five but greater than zero the value is marked as '<5' and is excluded from the total count.

Number of admissions
Admissions category 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15 2015–16 2016–17
Data for 2016–17 are not comparable with earlier years.
Data for 2015–16 are not comparable with earlier years.
If an admissions count is less than five but greater than zero the value is marked as '<5' and is excluded from the total count.
Childbirth 183 158 122 80 52
Surgical (emergency) 6 7 6 9 5
Surgical (non-emergency) 1,810 1,816 1,833 1,345 1,509
Medical (emergency) 2,691 2,562 2,575 2,578 2,405
Medical (non-emergency) 944 1,011 943 811 614
Other acute (emergency) <5 <5 <5 5 5
Other acute (non-emergency) 447 370 406 410 449
Mental health 0 0 0 0 0
Rehabilitation 277 336 324 307 263
Palliative 57 71 43 47 62
Other subacute and non-acute 218 267 219 168 248
Total 6,633 6,598 6,471 5,760 5,612